ELIZABETH 1930-1839

Description:

Sailing Ship Barque

Owner:

Joseph Hickey Grose

Construction:

Timber

Sunk:

1839/09/22

Size:

194 ton length 23.5m beam 7.7m depth 1.8m

Underwater:

Normally buried in sand. Wreckage is visible between the shore and an outlying reef. A cannon, one of a number on board remains at the SW corner of the reef. Others were recovered in the 1960s.

Built:

1830 Singapore

Location:

North Metropolitan Cottesloe at the foot of Warton Street

Sinking:

Sailing from Manila to Sydney with Captain Garrett with cargo of general and 2 passengers and a crew of 15. She was driven ashore in a gale

Longitude:

115.751233

Latitude:

-32.01011667

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